Teen Shot in Des Moines Dies

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(Des Moines, IA) -- A 15-year-old boy shot in Des Moines has died. Police say the teen was shot near 17th Street and Forest Avenue Sunday. A neighbor performed CPR until medics arrived. The teen died at the hospital today (Tuesday).

Police say someone opened fire near Evelyn Davis Park at 11:23 a.m. Sunday. Police have been gathering evidence and talking to witnesses, but have not made an arrest in the case yet.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Jason Hays at 515-237-1552. Anonymous tips may be submitted through Crimestoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400 or online at www.crimestoppersofcentraliowa.com

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